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Taiwan residents who took AZ can take BNT for 2nd dose in November

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Approximately 550,000 Taiwanese and foreign residents who have received a first dose of the AstraZeneca (AZ) COVID-19 vaccine will be able to receive a Pfizer-BioNTech (BN...

Taiwan's 1st-dose vaccination rate to reach 70% by end of October

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) on Wednesday (Sept. 22) told the Legislative Yuan that Taiwan's 1st-dose vaccination rate will reach 70% in a little over a month's ti...

Taiwan's immigration agency addresses resident certificate transition woes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After receiving complaints from foreign nationals about various challenges they encountered getting new identification numbers, the National Immigration Agency (NIA) says ...

Editorial Roundup: U.S.

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Sept. 15 The Boston Herald on Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's “Tax the Rich” dress: ...

93% of Taiwanese high school students willing to take BNT vaccine: MOE

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As of Wednesday (Sept. 15), statistics showed that 93% of junior and senior high school students in Taiwan were willing to take the Pfizer-BioNTech (BNT) COVID-19 vaccine,...

3.3 million Taiwanese sign up for Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine in 3 days

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Within three days, nearly 3.3 million people in Taiwan have listed the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine as their brand of choice. On Aug. 25, Health Minister and Centra...

Taiwan vaccine registration site will have BioNTech option Saturday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's vaccine registration platform will have an option for the Pfizer–BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine starting Saturday afternoon (Aug. 28). Health Minister and...

People aged 20-35 can reserve Taiwan-made vaccine from Aug. 18-20

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (Aug. 18) announced that reservations to be inoculated with the domestic COVID-19 vaccine developed by Med...

600,000 Taiwan-made Medigen doses open to people 36 and over

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (Aug. 16) announced that reservations to be inoculated with the domestic COVID-19 vaccine developed by Medige...

Taiwan-made Medigen COVID vaccinations will start on Aug. 23

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday announced that inoculations of a domestic COVID-19 vaccine developed by Medigen Vaccine Biologics Corp. (高...

Nearly 100,000 Moderna doses arrive in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A fifth batch of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, containing 99,600 doses, arrived from Luxembourg at Taoyuan International Airport on Sunday afternoon (Aug. 8), CNA reported...

Taiwan's 1st-dose vaccination rate surpasses 30%

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced Thursday (July 29) that over 30% percent of the population has received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vacci...

Taiwan opens up vaccine registration to foreigners without health insurance cards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced on Thursday (July 29) that it is now allowing three categories of foreigners who do not have National Health Insurance...

Vaccine registration site now has option for Taiwan-made jab

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's vaccine registration platform has opened for its fourth round of vaccinations and now includes an option for a Taiwan-developed vaccine. At 2 p.m. on Tuesd...

Registration for fourth round of vaccinations in Taiwan to begin Tuesday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Registration for the fourth round of vaccinations will kick off on Tuesday (July 27) on Taiwan’s COVID-19 vaccine registration platform, with the round starting from...